SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - We are nine days away from the mayoral special election and the candidates are campaigning hard for the undecided voters.
Saturday, Councilman David Alvarez took part in a Lunar New Year celebration. He says he'll spend the days leading up to the election walking neighborhoods and connecting with voters.
"People are ready for a fresh start for the city. We have to make sure we start investing in neighborhoods. And not giving downtown special interest all the big projects, all the money," Alvarez said. "People out in the community like Mira Mesa, this it what they want."
"We're continuing the reform so we have dollars to put back into our neighborhoods," Faulconer said. "To pave our streets, to keep our libraries and rec centers open on nights and weekends. To put more cops on the beat, that's what I'm going to bring as mayor and I can't wait to get started."
The mayoral special election will be held on February 11th.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday awarded $326,776 in grants to groups that will manage and monitor waste, including sewage spills, along the U.S.-Mexico border.
An 11-year-old girl broke free from a would-be kidnapper Tuesday in Jamul, suffering a minor injury to an arm.
Flames engulfed parts of a two-story home early Wednesday morning in San Diego's Pacific Highlands Ranch neighborhood, prompting evacuations from nearby homes as firefighters battled the blaze, authorities said.
People from both sides of the gun debate spoke out Tuesday afternoon in front of the Del Mar Fairgrounds Board of Directors.
The green light was given Tuesday to a South Bay redevelopment project that has been in the works for years.
A caravan of around 400 men, women and children arrived at a shelter in Tijuana on Tuesday as part of an annual caravan of migrants from Central America.
An Escondido man who killed a friend after challenging the victim to a fight, then posted sounds of the victim crying during the attack on a social media site, was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder.
In an effort to crackdown on bike thefts throughout the city, San Diego police are expanding their Bait Bike Program.